[Please excuse duplication]
*First RDA Vocabularies Published*
The Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA
http://www.rda-jsc.org/ (JSC), the DCMI/RDA Task Group
(http://dublincore.org/dcmirdataskgroup/), and ALA Publishing
Oh jeez, I'm not sure I'd suggest AutoCat. Even I can't bear that.
But the RDA-L list has a fair amount of discussion that still dusts
off the traditional issues and tries to figure out what sill matters.
On Apr 17, 2011, at 10:58 AM, Bill Dueber wrote:
OK, so I've been
For sure dc:relation works, and has some subproperties that a bit more
specific, but it's still pretty much a blunt instrument. I know I sound
like a broken record, but RDA has a LOT of relationships to choose
from--these are the WEMI-to-WEMI relationships:
Dublin Core actually dealt with this about five years ago and has a
section in its guidelines about the issue:
There has also been a fair amount of discussion on this on the
id.loc.gov list, because LC has pulled down
As some of you know, the RDA registrars have been working with the
Deutsche Nationalbibliothek to enable a German language translation of
the RDA elements and vocabularies to be available using the same
mechanism as the English original. Today, Veronika Leibrecht, who's
been working on this,
I think you've cut to the chase on this one and seen the potential. I
went to one of the roll out presentations at Midwinter on Summon, and
was quite impressed. As someone who *was* an aggregator of metadata in
the recent past (NSDL in the early part of this decade), I can attest to
Were you looking in:
If it's the latter, I can help you.
P.S. We're doing fine, Tim--thanks for mentioning us!
Han, Yan wrote:
I clicked 2 URLs, and they are broken. What happened?
What strikes me about the code list you found is how difficult it is to
use, as compared to what we're starting to do for RDA. The methodology
that ONIX uses to build and maintain their lists really pushes a lot of
the onus over to the user to keep up with changes in their
Two points as you search out a solution:
1. I agree with your assessment of the current RDA carrier vocabulary.
You might want to look at the RDA/ONIX vocabularies (still not
registered, but there are plans to do so:
I'm glad you're interested in RDA and think it's a step in the right
direction. I'd like to update you on a few issues you mention in your
post, however, which I hope will reassure you a bit.
Jakob Voss wrote:
As you may already noticed the Resource Description and Access (RDA)
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